French | Phrases - Travel | General

General - Essentials

Mă puteți ajuta, vă rog?
Vous pouvez m'aider, s'il vous plaît ?
Asking for help
Vorbiți în engleză?
Parlez-vous anglais ?
Asking if a person speaks English
Vorbiți _(limba)_?
Parlez-vous _[langue]_ ?
Asking if a person speaks a certain language
Nu vorbesc _(limba)_.
Je ne parle pas _[langue]_.
Clarifying that you don't speak a certain language
Nu înțeleg.
Je ne comprends pas.
Explaining that you don't understand

General - Conversation

Bună ziua!
Bonjour !
Standard greeting
Salut!
Salut !
Informal greeting
Bună dimineața!
Bonjour !
Greeting used in the morning
Bună seara!
Bonsoir !
Greeting used in the evening
Noapte bună!
Bonne nuit !
Greeting used when leaving in the evening/night or before going to bed
Ce mai faci?
Comment vas-tu ?
Polite small talk enquiring about the other person's well-being
Bine, mulțumesc.
Bien, merci.
Polite reply to 'How are you?'
Cum te numești?
Comment t'appelles-tu ?
Asking the other person's name
Mă numesc ___.
Je m'appelle ___.
Telling someone your name
De unde ești?
D'où viens-tu ?
Asking about someone's origin
Sunt din ___.
Je viens de ___.
Answering about your origin
Câți ani ai?
Quel âge as-tu ?
Asking about someone's age
Am __ ani.
J'ai __ ans.
Answering about your age
Da
Oui
Positive reply
Nu
Non
Negative reply
Vă rog
S'il vous plaît
Filler word to add polite touch
Poftim!
Et voilà !
Used when giving something to someone
Mulțumesc
Merci.
Thanking someone
Mulțumesc mult
Merci beaucoup.
Thanking someone very warmly
Cu plăcere
Je t'en prie.
Politely replying to a 'thank you'
Îmi pare rău
Je suis désolé(e).
Apologizing for something
Mă scuzați
Excusez-moi.
Getting the attention of someone
Nu face nimic
Cela ne fait rien.
Replying to an apology if you accept it
Nici o problemă
Il n'y a pas de mal.
Replying to an apology if you accept it
Ai grijă!
Attention !
Making someone aware of a danger
Mi-e foame
J'ai faim.
Used when feeling hungry
Mi-e sete
J'ai soif.
Used when feeling thirsty
Sunt obosit
Je suis fatigué(e).
Used when feeling tired
Mă simt rău
Je suis malade.
Used when feeling sick
Nu știu
Je ne sais pas.
You don't know the answer to a question
Mi-a făcut plăcere să te cunosc
Ravi(e) de vous avoir rencontré.
Polite good-bye phrase after first meeting
La revedere!
Au revoir !
Saying farewell

General - Complaints

Aș dori să fac o reclamație
Je voudrais faire une réclamation.
Polite way of starting your complaint
Cine este responsabil aici?
Qui est le responsable ici ?
Finding out who is responsible
Este complet inacceptabil!
C'est absolument inacceptable !
Strongly expressing your dissatisfaction
Îmi vreau banii înapoi!
J'exige un remboursement !
Asking for a refund
Așteptăm de mai mult de o ora.
Cela fait plus d'une heure que nous attendons.
Complaining about long waiting times

General - Swearing

Mâncarea asta are un gust de rahat!
La nourriture est infecte !
Rude way of showing displeasure with your food
Această băutură are gust de pișat!
Cette boisson est imbuvable !
Rude way of showing displeasure with a drink
Locul ăsta este o cocină!
C'est pourri ici !
Rude way of showing displeasure with an establishment
Mașina asta este o epavă!
Cette voiture est une épave !
Rude way of showing displeasure with a car
Serviciul e de rahat!
Le service est inadmissible !
Rude way of showing displeasure with the service
Asta e jecmăneală totală!
C'est une grosse arnaque !
Rudely complaining about a high price
E o prostie!
C'est des conneries !
Rude way of showing disbelief in something someone said
Ești un prost imbecil!
Crétin fini !
Insulting a person by criticizing his/her intelligence
Nu știi nici pe dracu!
Vous ne savez pas de quoi de vous parlez !
Insulting a person by criticizing his/her knowledge
Cară-te!
Allez vous faire voir !
Rudely telling a person to leave immediately
Hai să rezolvăm asta afară!
On va régler ça dehors !
Asking a person to fight outside of an establishment